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Category: Data Analytics


Data Analytics, Data Security, Information Management

How to overcome digital documentation challenges in health care

December 12, 2017

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

The mobile health industry is exploding, and it’s not just because more Americans than ever own smart devices. Providers and patients alike are realizing real value in mobile health technology as advancements ease the path to greater efficiency and lower […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Massachusetts credits database with 30% opioid prescription reduction

December 7, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

A recent upgrade has injected new life into Massachusetts’ prescription monitoring efforts, resulting in better coordination of care because of the database and reduced orders for opioids. Massachusetts has the oldest Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in the United States and—under […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

More patients looking for health care online: Boost your digital presence

November 22, 2017

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Patients are increasingly looking for health care online, so ensuring your organization’s internet presence remains top-notch is more important than ever. For many healthcare consumers, a hospital’s online presence is the first impression they get of your facility – so […]


Clinical Research, Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation

Stanford researchers built an algorithm that recognizes pneumonia better than human radiologists

November 21, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

A group of Stanford researchers says it has built an algorithm that can diagnose pneumonia in chest x-rays better than the average human radiologists. The group, which includes deep learning researcher Andrew Ng, developed the algorithm using more than 112,000 […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

New method offers better way to measure effectiveness of complex healthcare interventions

November 20, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A new statistical technique offers a better way to gauge the effectiveness of complex healthcare interventions. The method, developed by KAUST biostatistician Hernando Ombao and his colleagues Maricela Cruz and Miriam Bender from the University of California, allows health policy […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Top 10 predictions for healthcare IT in 2018

November 15, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

As new technology increasingly is adopted by healthcare organizations, a variety of new drivers are emerging that will affect how IT is used to enable better care. IDC FutureScape looked at the following drivers to make predictions about where healthcare […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

5 Reasons Why End-to-End Network Solutions are Vital to the Healthcare Data Revolution

November 8, 2017

Via: HitConsultant

In case you missed it, the world has gone mobile. Look up from your screen and look around; chances are, those around you are looking at screens, too. Innovation and consumer demand have led many an industry to its virtual […]


Clinical Research, Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation

Research examines trend in hospitalizations from opioid poisonings

November 7, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Preliminary research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the trend in hospitalizations from opioid poisonings in West Virginia, a state heavily impacted by the current opioid overdose crisis. Researchers with West Virginia University used data from […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain

November 6, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A large percentage of patients with end-stage knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage their chronic pain, especially those who are younger or have symptoms of depression, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Survival of early stage lung cancer patients improves with advancement in surgery, radiation

October 26, 2017

Via: The Medical News

With the advancement of surgical and radiation therapy strategies for stage 1 non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), more patients are being treated, resulting in higher survival rates, according to a study published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “More […]


Data Analytics, EHR & EMR, Information Management

UCSF leverages EHR data to track hospital infections

October 26, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

An informatics team at University of California-San Francisco Health has successfully used electronic health records data to identify the source of hospital infections by tracking the movements of more than 85,000 patients admitted to one of its medical centers. Identifying […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Anthem Blue Cross to launch digital health platform

October 25, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Anthem Blue Cross is launching an integrated digital health platform designed to create a personalized member experience by connecting healthcare plan and benefits data with individual clinical and claims data, as well as information pulled from fitness and wellness apps. […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

NIH completes detailed atlas of differences in human DNA

October 23, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

National Institutes of Health-funded researchers have created a detailed atlas documenting the stretches of human DNA that influence gene expression and its regulation across multiple tissue types. The atlas, serving as a critical resource for the scientific community to better […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

Spot & stop medication nonadherence with data analytics

October 20, 2017

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Patient nonadherence to medication is one of the biggest problems facing providers and hospitals today. Treatment doesn’t work if someone doesn’t follow instructions, but how can facilities spot those patients – and convince them to change their behavior? Strategic use […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

AMA launches platform for organizing, exchanging health information

October 17, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

The American Medical Association has launched a new digital platform designed to improve, organize and share health information among healthcare stakeholders through a common data model. The Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI), which is open to all organizations, has several […]